Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pontiac, Oakland County International Airport (KPTK)

Lat: 42.76°NLon: -83.2°WElev: 981ft.

Light Snow

13°F

-11°C

Humidity 74%
Wind Speed NW 18 G 28 mph
Barometer 30.05 in (1019.4 mb)
Dewpoint 6°F (-14°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Wind Chill-4°F (-20°C)
Last update 12 Feb 7:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SW Oakland MI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. North northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: -2 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow showers before 2pm.  Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 10 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: -3 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 17 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    Low: 13 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: A chance of snow showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 34 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 22 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 35.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 35 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 18 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -2. Wind chill values as low as -15. North northwest wind 7 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of snow showers before 2pm. Partly sunny and cold, with a high near 10. Wind chill values as low as -14. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around -3. Wind chill values as low as -10. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 17. Wind chill values as low as -5. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Southeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Washington's Birthday
A chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 34. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 35.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 26.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 11.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 30.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Friday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 41.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SW Oakland MI
 42.76°N 83.2°W (Elev. 906 ft)
4:13 pm EST Feb 12, 2016
8pm EST Feb 12, 2016-6pm EST Feb 19, 2016
 
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